The gender gap in Europe’s street names is here to stay
In 30 of Europe's biggest cities, streets named after women make up only 9 per cent of the streets dedicated to individuals. The imbalance has started to narrow in some places, but progress is too slow: at this rate, it would take centuries to really close the gap.
The Greek wiretapping scandal on Twitter: The course of the conversation, polarization and the role of the media
iMEdD Lab and Datalab present a research collaboration analyzing the the conversation about the wiretapping scandal on Twitter.
Balkans: slow Internet and unspent cohesion funds
The Balkan countries are struggling to keep up with the rest of Europe in terms of Internet connection speed.
The price of gasoline in Greece over the last 5 years
The average price for unleaded gasoline in Greece is constantly above 2 euros/liter from March onwards, reaching an all-time high in June 2022. On rising fuel prices, the gap between the unleaded 95-octane and the 100-octane gasoline has narrowed, while the largest percentage change compared to last year’s prices is with respect to diesel fuel.
Greece’s inflation rate hits its highest level since 1994
The annual inflation rate in Greece rose to 11.3% in May 2022. The increase is mainly due to the – even higher – increases in the prices of food commodities, housing and transportation.
The poorest countries around the world are also highly dependent on wheat imports from Ukraine and Russia
Food insecurity is increasing as a result of historically high food inflation, export restrictions and the dependence of many countries on basic foodstuff imports from Ukraine and Russia. What do the data suggest about the global imports and exports of foodstuffs and fertilizers.
The spread of coronavirus in Greece within 1′
Animated chart showing cases per 100k, by region of Greece.
Global food prices still hit 60-year record high in 2022
Global food prices in 2022 still hit a record high since 1961, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) latest food price index
Prisons remained unprotected during the 4th wave of the pandemic
Measures to limit the transmission of coronavirus in Greek prisons did not work, resulting in a 1.4 times higher spread compared to the general population.